ST. LOUIS ( – The 101st homicide investigation in the City of St. Louis for 2019 started overnight.

More than 50 evidence markers were seen outside the E & J Package Liquor on Kingshighway near Delmar after officers were called to the area around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to police,  39-year-old Equan Hudson was found in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The overnight homicide marks the 101st of the year, which is more than the city had at this time in 2018.

No other information has been released.

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